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Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid
 

Medic First Aid BasicPlus Course Description: Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. Upon successful completion of the written exam and practical evaluations, participants receive a certification card to document the training. This certification is valid for two years from the date of the course. 

Who Should Attend: Required for occupational first aid providers and employees who have confined space rescue duties. We also recommended training for all other individuals who desire CPR, AED, and first aid knowledge and skills with a focus on adults.

Safety Information
Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require working on your hands and knees, bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent these activities, please inform one of the instructors immediately upon arrival. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have health or injury concerns.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Approximately 4 hours including classroom theory and activities.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $70.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $55.00
Association Member Pricing: $55.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $14.50

Aerial Scissor Lift Operator
 

Certification Course Description: Employees can learn the general requirements for safe operation of Aerial and Scissor Lifts. Training covers laws and regulations, types and selection, safe operating practices, associated hazards, controls, capabilities, stability, fall protection, inspections and maintenance, fueling, work zones, and manufacturer specific requirements.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who operate Aerial or Scissor Lifts also known as Powered Personnel Platforms. Operators must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Includes: Aerial Scissor Lift Operator Practical Evaluation

Evaluation Description: An evaluation of each aerial scissor lift operator's performance to ensure that the operator has the knowledge and skills needed to operate the equipment safely. Operators must be evaluated on each Class and Model of personnel lift to be operated.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for employees that operate an aerial or scissor personnel lift. Practical evaluation and recommended re-certification every 3 years or earlier if: unsafe action observed, near miss, accident, poor evaluation, different vehicle, and/or changes in the workplace. Operators must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Prerequisite: Aerial Scissor Lift Operator Training

Safety Equipment Required
Attending employees are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Students are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Students should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course./p>

Course Length: Approximately 4 hours including classroom theory followed by operator practical evaluations.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $75.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $65.00
Association Member Pricing: $60.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Confined Space
 

Permit Required Confined Space Entry Course Description: Participants will be trained in depth to identify types of confined spaces; the specific risks and hazards of confined spaces, and emergency procedures so the employee can perform duties assigned. Includes training on attendant, entrant, and entry supervisor duties. Participants will be trained on basic atmospheric testing procedures, general ventilation practices, and common entry procedures.

What is a confined space: A confined space has the following characteristics: Its size and shape allow an employee to enter it, it has limited openings for participants to enter and exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who enter or perform confined space work. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change.

Includes:Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue

Non-Entry Rescue Course Description: Training on performing non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will practice making confined space rescues by simulating rescue operations in which they remove manikins or actual persons from confined spaces.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that will be responsible for attendant duties. Initial training and annual practical and simulation refreshers are required.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, and proper work clothing for participation in the confined space practical entry exercise. Each workgroup is required to bring fall protection, harness, tripod, hoist, or entry system, and working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours including classroom theory followed by entry and non-entry rescue exercises.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Construction Competent Person Series
 

Construction Competent Person Series Description: This series is designed to meet OSHA’s competent person training requirements in four specific construction operations. OSHA standards require employers to identify a competent person in multiple regulations including Fall Prevention and Protection, Excavation and Trenching, Confined Space Entry, and Scaffolding.

OSHA defines a competent person as one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surrounding or working conditions, which are unsanitary hazardous, or dangerous to employees and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

The series includes both classroom theory and practical onsite exercises in each session. Participants will earn a certification for each session completed. By combining the four sessions we can offer training at a reduced and more affordable cost. Individual course descriptions included.

Who Should Attend: Training is intended for employees who have the responsibility for ensuring a safe, healthy and sanitary work environment.

  • Construction Supervisors/Foreman
  • Construction Managers/Superintendents
  • Construction Company Owners

Competent Person Series Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including a written exam and hands-on exercises to receive certifications. The presentations and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of each course. Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: The course is four sessions for a total of 32 hours.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Series Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 340.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 300.00
Association Member Pricing: 300.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 50.00

Individual Course Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 80.00
Association Member Pricing: 80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 10.00

SESSION 1 – FALL PREVENTION & PROTECTION

Fall Prevention and Protection: Participants will learn about the nature of common fall hazards in the workplace. Training includes an in-depth discussion on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall protection to be used. Training covers correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance, storage, and inspection of fall protection systems. This Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Training is based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z359.2, and industry standards.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants must bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Safety Equipment Recommended
Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including; harness, lanyards, anchorage systems and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

SESSION 2 – CONFINED SPACE ENTRY

Permit Required Confined Space Entry: Participants will be trained in depth to identify types of confined spaces; the specific risks and hazards of confined spaces, and emergency procedures so an employee can perform duties assigned. Includes training on attendant, entrant, and entry supervisor duties. Participants will be trained on basic atmospheric testing procedures, general ventilation practices, and common entry procedures.

What is a confined space: A confined space has the following characteristics: Its size and shape allow an employee to enter it, it has limited openings for participants to enter and exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who enter or perform confined space work. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change.

Includes: Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue Practical Activity

Non-Entry Rescue Course Description: Training on performing non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will practice making confined space rescues by simulating rescue operations in which they remove manikins or actual persons from confined spaces.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that will be responsible for attendant duties. Initial training and annual practical and simulation refreshers are required.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, and proper work clothing for participation in the confined space practical entry exercise. Each workgroup is required to bring fall protection, harness, tripod, hoist, or entry system, and working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 3 – EXCAVATION & TRENCHING

Excavation and Trenching: The course is designed to assist participants in identifying and assessing potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches. Attendees will be familiarized with related regulatory requirements and the duties and responsibilities of the competent person at an excavation site. Participants will receive a certification of completion and a competent person card by actively participating in the course and demonstrating knowledge in the classroom and at the training site.

What is an excavation or trench: An Excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression formed by earth removal. A Trench is a narrow excavation where the depth is greater than the width.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that are exposed to excavation hazards. Initial training and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Includes: Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Activity

Course Description: Construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for participants that are required to be familiar with the role of the competent person. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise. Each attending workgroup is required to bring protective systems (shoring, shielding), working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 4 – SCAFFOLDING

Scaffold User and Erector Course Description: Attendees will learn about the general nature of hazards as these relate to the use and work on scaffolds. Course covers maximum intended load, load-carrying capacities, electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area, proper use of scaffolds, material handling on scaffolds, and the correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining scaffolding.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who perform work while on a scaffold, or those involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffolding to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change, or the employer has reason to believe that an employee lacks the skill or understanding needed to ensure safety.

Includes: Scaffolding Supervisor Training

Scaffold Supervisor Course Description: Course will teach attendees how to preplan scaffold construction to ensure proper loading and use of the scaffold design. Participants will learn how to determine the correct type of scaffold necessary for the job, determine the maximum load of the scaffold, how to assure a good foundation for the scaffold, and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Who Should Attend: Employers are required to have a minimum of one employee on site that is considered to be competent to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. Recommended for participants looking to become involved in the scaffold selection, setup, and hazard avoidance on the construction site.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring the following items: Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Leather Work Footwear, Reflective Vest or Jacket, and proper work clothing for participation in the scaffolding practical exercises.

Excavation and Trenching
 

Course Description: The course is designed to assist employees in identifying and assessing potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches. Attendees will be familiarized with related regulatory requirements and the duties and responsibilities of the competent person at an excavation site. Employees will receive a certification of completion and a competent person card by actively participating in the course and demonstrating knowledge in the classroom and at the training site.

What is an excavation or trench: An Excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression formed by earth removal. A Trench is a narrow excavation where the depth is greater than the width.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees that are exposed to excavation hazards. Initial training and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Includes: Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Evaluation

Course Description: Construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for employees that are required to be familiar with the role of the competent person. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending employees are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise. Each attending workgroup is required to bring protective systems (shoring, shielding), working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of class.

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours including classroom theory followed by excavation and trenching field exercises.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Fall Prevention and Protection
 

Course Description: Participants will learn about the nature of common fall hazards in the workplace. Training includes an in-depth discussion on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall protection to be used. Training covers correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance, storage, and inspection of fall protection systems. This Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Training is based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z359.2, and industry standards.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants must bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Safety Equipment Recommended
Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including; harness, lanyards, anchorage systems, and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of class.

Course Length: Approximately 8 Hours including classroom theory and practical hands-on activities.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification
 

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course Description: The HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training course is designed to meet initial training requirements for general site workers who routinely take part in hazardous waste operations where exposure to hazardous substances and health hazards could occur. Training emphasizes safety and health hazards personnel may be exposed to while working on hazardous waste sites and provides an expanded understanding of safe work practices and procedures for hazardous waste operations and emergency response. Training is based on the OSHA regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.120.

Required for personnel who regularly engage in operations where hazardous substances or wastes are removed, contained, incinerated, neutralized, stabilized, cleared-up, processed or handled. Activities covered include emergency response operations, and operations at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites where workers may be exposed to hazardous materials or other chemical, biological or radioactive health hazards.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Minimum of 40 hours of classroom theory and activities over course of 5 days.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $785.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $705.00
Association Member Pricing: $705.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $100.00

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher
 

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher Course Description: The HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Training is designed to provide participants a review of the occupational safety and health principles learned during their initial 24 Hour or 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification Training. This course provides the required refresher training as specified by the OSHA standards for hazardous waste operations and emergency response. The course includes a review of applicable regulations, hazard recognition, material handling, personal protective equipment, medical surveillance, decontamination, and emergency response.

Who Should Attend: The 8 Hour annual refresher course is intended for those who are exposed or could be potentially exposed to hazardous substances including hazardous waste operations, and who have already completed the 24 Hour or 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification Training. OSHA indicates that each worker must receive a minimum of 8 hours of annual refresher training at least once every 12 months.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Minimum of 8 hours of classroom theory and activities.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $135.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $115.00
Association Member Pricing: $115.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Mobile Crane Operator Certification Training
 

Course Description: The course is designed to cover the general requirements for the safe use Mobile Crane Operator training, testing, and evaluation for operator qualification for crane operators in general industry and construction not requiring national certification. This is NOT a national certification program.

The course includes professional classroom instruction, a 200-page participant workbook, practice quizzes, final written exam, and hands-on evaluation. The curriculum covers pre-operation inspection, controls, functions, stability, set-up, outriggers, leveling, cribbing, hazards, wire rope, load hooks, load handling, traveling, rotating, elevating and lowering loads, load placement, load rating charts, load weight calculating, calculating lifting solutions and signaling/spotting. A practical mobile crane operating evaluation will be completed on the third day. Participants successfully completing the program will receive a mobile crane operator training photo ID card.

Who Should Attend: Required for all employees who operate mobile cranes on company owned or controlled property. This does not meet the requirements for cranes operations for hire.

Prerequisite: Rigging and Signaling Qualification.

Safety Information
Attending employees are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the mobile crane exercises and practical evaluation.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of class.

Course Length: Approximately 3 days of classroom theory and activities followed by practical exercises and evaluations.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $700.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $650.00
Association Member Pricing: $650.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $100.00

MSHA Part 46 Annual Refresher
 

Course Description: This course is designed to meet MSHA Part 46 regulatory requirements. Training includes the mining environment and the health and safety aspects of operations and tasks. The training includes instruction on changes at the mine that could adversely affect the miner’s health or safety. The refresher training also addresses other health and safety subjects relevant to the mine operations.

Who Should Attend: Each miner or an independent contractor performing work on surface mines must receive a minimum of 8 hours of annual refresher training at least once every 12 months.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish courses are to schedule available upon request).

Certificate of Completion: Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a certificate and card of completion. The participants will also receive the MSHA 5000-23 Training form listing the topics covered in the course. Northwest Safety does not sign the MSHA 5000-23 form, this form is generally signed by the mine operator or a person acting on behalf of the operator. For example, a company safety official, a trainer employed or contracted by the operator, or a cooperative instructor (such as a state grantee).

Compliance: Northwest Safety training instructors will need to be listed on your company’s MSHA Training Plan to meet regulatory compliance. Additional information and instruction will be provided during the course.

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Minimum of 8 hours including classroom theory and activities. 

Location: Northwest Safety and Risk Services are located at 2817 Garrity Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687. The training parking and entrance are behind the building. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $115.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $100.00
Association Member Pricing: $100.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

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